Colouring Mary Tavy We are working on a
scheme to plants bulbs on the verges along the A386.
See initial information in Jubilee News No.26.
Mary Tavy Play Day In 2016 and 2017 Mary
Tavy Play Day involved more than 50 kids plus parents and guardians
who joined in all the fun - with crafts, sandpit, giant
bubbles, cricket and all sorts of other games and
The Jubilee Group received a grant of £2,000 from Devon
Communities Together for Flood Resilience Equipment and purchased a range of items including hydro sacks, a pump and
much other useful and safety equipment. It is all
housed in a trailer and is ready to be used by anyone in the
community when the need arises. The equipment has
proved very useful and has been put
to good use.
Footpaths We are
working towards creating a map of some of the 25 footpaths in Mary
Tavy, and also for put up signage giving points of
historical and widlife interest. Project leader: John Banks, 810940,
Bonfire Night Bonfire Night was a Jubilee
Group initiative and over five years become established as an important
annual event for the village, and it also helped to raise
funds for other village projects. It was held
in the Mary Tavy Recreation
Ground, and the Jubilee Group invited the Recreation Ground
Trustees to become joint organisers. In 2018
the Recreation Ground unilaterally decided to take
Bonfire Night as its own project. This is
explained in an article in Jubilee News No.26.
Garden projects Our plans to create an ornamental
vegetable Community Garden were halted with the sad death of the
project leader. However there are currently plans for
the creation of allotments within Mary Tavy.
Litter Pick The Jubilee Group and the Parish
Council undertook a Litter Pick in 2015 and a Village Spring
Clean in 2016.
Garage Site The Jubilee Group asked
the site owner for permission to tidy up the site,
to weed it and do some new planting. Read all about
it in Newsletter No.10. The planting in tyres
was moved to the Recreation Ground when development
started on the
In 2015 the Jubilee Group helped the Trustees of The
Recreation Ground to get the Kids' Play Area open
again after being closed for a year. We undertaken further sprucing-up sessions in 2016.